What's On

In this section you'll find our current CPD listings, including details of our regular courses and any current webinar series. Each webinar series is made up of several different sessions which can also be registered for as stand-alone sessions.   To see each event that's coming up, you can view our listing of all available secondary events, view our at-a-glance CPD calendar, or all upcoming CPD events in our web calendar. 

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  • Your Secondary CPD calendar Summer 2024

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    We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We know how essential your CPD is to you and that is why we have worked to provide a wide range of online learning and webinar-based CPD...

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  • History Teacher Development Programme (HTDP)

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    Calling all history teachers! We are pleased to announce a brand new CPD programme which will not only support early career teachers in moving beyond the Early Career Framework, but will also re-focus attention into better, more ambitious and rigorous history teaching.  Who is this programme for? Are you a...

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  • Secondary History: A Masterclass for Senior Leaders

    31st August 2022

    Book now As a Senior Leader, there may be barriers to supporting line managing a subject as a non-specialist. This new short course is aimed primarily at non-specialist senior leaders and is designed to address these issues by blending practical and theory-based CPD to support non-subject specialist line managers of...

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  • Doing History at University 2024

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    Tuesday 2 JulyUniversity of Sheffield Book your place now We are pleased to be hosting a Doing History at University event for students and teachers in partnership with the University of Sheffield. The Department of History is one of the largest, most active and successful centres for teaching and historical...

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  • Webinar series: The Olympic Games

    8th May 2024

    The Olympic Games:Culture and political impact across the twentieth century A series of free talks 2024 is an Olympic Games year. Held every four years (with the exception of during the World Wars and Covid-19 restrictions), the modern Olympics is the largest international sporting event in the world. However, historically it...

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  • On-demand webinars: Review and refine your teaching to improve GCSE grades

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    Lots of schools have been busy reviewing and improving their Key Stage 3 History curriculum. However, we should apply the same scrutiny and rigour to our GCSE curriculum. We do not have to be constrained in our curriculum thinking by the specification, in fact, going beyond the specification is the...

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  • Webinar series: Meaningful and useable assessment in the secondary history classroom

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    In recent years, many history teachers have done lots of exciting work to develop the curriculum they teach, incorporating new content, new scholarship and new enquiries. As part of this work, it is vital to uncover how far pupils are learning all that was intended, and the ways in which...

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  • Webinar: European migrants in 19th-century Britain

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    Get fresh ideas for teaching about European migrants in Britain from 1780–1914, using brand new resources from the British Library. This free partnership CPD session offers practical ideas for teaching migration history, drawing on a rich collection of sources – including newspapers, maps and photographs. Learn more about how migrants...

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  • Immersive funded CPD: Sickness and social reform in the Victorian and Edwardian period

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    We are delighted to announce a funded CPD programme in partnership with the Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research project, Addressing Health: Morbidity and Mortality in the Victorian and Edwardian Post Office. The project explores the relationships between work and health in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through the lens of thousands...

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  • Webinar series: History and literacy

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    Writing history is hard, and motivating students to read long texts can be difficult. In this series of four webinars, Dan Warner-Meanwell and Paula Lobo-Worth will demonstrate how they have helped their students to meet the challenges in reading and writing history. They haven’t done this by bolting-on generic activities or...

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  • Teacher Fellowship programme: Teaching the economic history of colonialism in Africa and Asia

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    We are delighted to announce our next funded Teacher Fellowship programme in partnership with the Department of Economic History at LSE, exploring the economic history of colonialism and empire in South and South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This rigorous programme seeks to...

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  • Webinar series: Making substantive and disciplinary knowledge work together in the secondary history curriculum

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    The last few years have, rightly, seen a lot of discussion about 'what' we include in the history curriculum. This has meant that many schools now teach a wider-ranging and more inclusive form of history. As this work has an impact, it is important to continue to think about how...

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  • Make a bespoke CPD or consultancy request

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    At the Historical Association, we offer a wide range of subject-specific CPD opportunities at a range of prices to suit every budget. However, if you require history CPD that is tailored directly to your needs in school or you are looking for consultancy, we also offer bespoke training and consultancy...

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  • From Cyrus to Cleopatra: The ancient history adventure

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    Have you thought about offering Ancient History at Key Stage 3, GCSE or A-level? This webinar series, offered in collaboration with the Classical Association, explores how ancient history can be embedded across the key stages at secondary level. Across this series, we will show you how teaching ancient history is...

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  • Your HA Virtual Branch

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    The HA Virtual Branch is a great way to keep your history up-to-date, whether you are working or relaxing, all from the comfort of your home. The Virtual Branch is free and open to everybody, and recordings of the talks are made available online after the event for HA members....

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  • Subject Leader Development Programme (SLDP)

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    The Subject Leader Development Programme is an online course for developing subject leadership in secondary history teaching. Led by a team of 6 experienced subject leaders, including Hugh Richards, Sharon Aninakwa, Ruth Lingard, David Hibbert, Elizabeth Carr and Catherine Priggs, this course will equip history leaders fully for the demands...

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